She has another book about small batch preserving but i haven t read it yet that s where true leaf comes in. Over time the cabbage will ferment and create a homemade sauerkraut that tastes way better than anything you can buy at the store.
Use a smaller glass or jar or glass to place on top of the sauerkraut once it has been stuffed into the mason jar so that the.
How to make homemade sauerkraut in a mason jar. Sauerkraut is the german style of fermented cabbage. How to make homemade sauerkraut in a one quart mason jar. I have cookies coming.
But her sauerkraut recipe still calls for 3 heads of cabbage. Working one handful at a time pack the sauerkraut into the mason jar using your fist to tamp the cabbage in tightly. Finely shredded cabbage is frequently mixed with other ingredients such as caraway seeds carrots and garlic.
A wide mouth mason jar makes it easier to pack the cabbage into the jar. There should be quite a bit of liquid by the time the jar is filled. Look at you starting 2019 off with some gut healthy probiotic packed homemade sauerkraut.
After this cabbage has spent weeks in its mason jar prison there may be some questions. I m so excited for you to try making your own homemade sauerkraut. Let me know in the comments below if you have any questions about making sauerkraut at all.
Continue to do this until the jar is 75 85 full. While every other food blog on the planet is starting off december with a cookie recipe i thought i would rebel and give you sauerkraut do. Homemade sauerkraut recipe tips and variations tips.
When the sauerkraut is done it will be fermented but also nice and crunchy. All you need to do is combine shredded cabbage with some salt and pack it into a container a crock if you have one and want to make a lot of sauerkraut but a mason jar will do just fine for small batches. Slice the cabbage thinly.
Red cabbage napa cabbage and other cabbages all make great sauerkraut thus making it fun to create unique and enjoyable. True leaf has mason jar fermenting kits wide mouth mason jar tops that allow the gases created by fermenting to escape while keeping oxygen out. And yes i give you permission to brag to all your friends about it.
The easiest homemade sauerkraut recipe in a mason jar no special equipment needed. How to know if the sauerkraut is fermented enough. I use a slicing disk on a food processor to shred the cabbage but you can use a mandolin or slice it with a knife.
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